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Diesel engine exhaust accelerates plaque formation in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease
(BioMed Central, 2017-08-30)
Abstract Background Increasing evidence from toxicological and epidemiological studies indicates that the central nervous system is an important target for ambient air pollutants. ...
Trachyte weathering in the urban built environment related to air quality
(Springer International Publishing, 2017-10-25)
Abstract Decay of trachyte used as building stone in urban environment was investigated through the analysis of crusts and patinas found on trachyte of the Euganean Hills in the Renaissance city walls of ...
The influence of surface texture and wettability on initial bacterial adhesion on titanium and zirconium oxide dental implants
(Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2017-07-17)
Abstract Background This study aims to investigate bacterial adhesion on different titanium and ceramic implant surfaces, to correlate these findings with surface roughness ...
Pattern II and pattern III MS are entities distinct from pattern I MS: evidence from cerebrospinal fluid analysis
(BioMed Central, 2017-08-29)
Abstract Background The diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) is currently based solely on clinical and magnetic resonance imaging features. However, histopathological studies ...
Comparative genome and phenotypic analysis of three Clostridioides difficile strains isolated from a single patient provide insight into multiple infection of C. difficile
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-02)
The influence of dopamine-beta-hydroxylase and catechol O-methyltransferase gene polymorphism on the efficacy of insulin detemir therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
(BioMed Central, 2017-12-04)
Abstract Background Type II diabetes is an important health problem with a complex connection to obesity, leading to a broad range of cardiovascular complications. Insulin ...
DArT, SNP, and SSR analyses of genetic diversity in Lolium perenne L. using bulk sampling
(BioMed Central, 2018-01-22)
Abstract Background Lolium perenne L. is the most important forage grass species in temperate regions. It is also considered as a sustainable source of biomass for energy ...
Design and first baseline data of the DZNE multicenter observational study on predementia Alzheimer’s disease (DELCODE)
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-07)
Abstract Background Deep phenotyping and longitudinal assessment of predementia at-risk states of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are required to define populations and outcomes for ...
High-level accumulation of oleyl oleate in plant seed oil by abundant supply of oleic acid substrates to efficient wax ester synthesis enzymes
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-01)
Abstract Background Biotechnology enables the production of high-valued industrial feedstocks from plant seed oil. The plant-derived wax esters with long-chain monounsaturated ...
Recovery after critical illness: putting the puzzle together—a consensus of 29
(BioMed Central, 2017-12-05)
Abstract In this review, we seek to highlight how critical illness and critical care affect longer-term outcomes, to underline the contribution of ICU delirium to cognitive dysfunction several months after ...